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Paediatric Undergraduate Clinical Teaching Fellow

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Hospital, University & research, Paediatrics
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) seeks applicants for a Clinical Teaching Fellow to commence in September 2022 (or as soon as can be arranged) for one year at ST3+ level, or post MRCPCH. OOPE may be required for paediatric trainees.

Eight sessions each week are allocated for teaching within undergraduate medical education and two clinical sessions per week for clinical work at an appropriate level reflecting the successful candidate's clinical interests.

Main duties of the job

The post provides an ideal opportunity for the successful candidate to work in a highly active undergraduate clinical teaching setting which is part of a busy inner city university hospital. The successful candidates will be part of the South Bristol Academy team, also working in the Bristol Children's Hospital, will be actively involved in organising and delivering undergraduate medical education on behalf of the University of Bristol, and will be encouraged to undertake a funded Certificate in Teaching & Learning for Health Professionals at the University. 8 sessions each week are allocated for teaching undergraduate medical education and 2 sessions are allocated for clinical service in a specialty area of their choice.

This appointment will be subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of Trust grade Doctors (2017) and may be subject to amendment.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification
Knowledge and Experience

  • Good (English Language) communication skills
  • Experience of ST3, (candidate dependent) on call
  • Information technology skills
  • Experience of small and large group teaching
  • Understand principles of audit and completed audit projects
  • Understanding of the principles of Clinical Governance, adherence to/promotion of CNST standards


  • Previous involvement in undergraduate teaching

Skills and Abilities

  • Able to manage common paediatric emergencies
  • Ability to work in stressful situations and to cope with stress
  • Ability to work harmoniously and efficiently in a team, to undertake and to delegate responsibility
  • Teaching clinical skills in an undergraduate setting
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • Enthusiasm to undertake educational research projects


  • Previous research publications

Qualifications and Training

  • MBBS or equivalent primary medical qualification
  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies by time of appointment in line with GMC standards/Good Medical Practice
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


  • MRCPCH part 1
  • MRCPCH part 2
  • Undertaken additional teaching courses or qualification


  • Sympathetic attitude: you will be required to provide pastoral support to students in difficulty at times

BMJRef: BMJ-81247/387-TS-5933-CB


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